'Overwatch' update buffs Bastion and introduces custom game browser

'Overwatch' update buffs Bastion and introduces custom game browser

Overwatch‘s latest patch introduced a handful of changes, including buffs to several heroes, additions to Capture the Flag and new customization options for controls and games. Patch 1.8 came to all platforms today bringing buffs to make Bastion a more versatile hero, customization options for targeting sensitivity on certain heroes’ abilities, a custom game browser…

Supreme Court weighs a constitutional right to social media access

Supreme Court weighs a constitutional right to social media access

Does everyone have the legal right to access social media, regardless of past sins?  The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of a North Carolina law barring convicted sex offenders from accessing social media platforms also used by children. Lawyers advocating on behalf of one such offender, Lester Packingham, argued to the court…

Your name could shape your face, new study suggests

Your name could shape your face, new study suggests

Long before anyone knows what we’ll really look like, we’re given the label we will probably carry for the rest of our lives — our name. But what if your appearance, particularly your face, somehow reflected the name you were given at birth? A new study suggests that each person’s face, insanely enough, could actually…

A volcano just erupted in Europe and the footage is amazing

A volcano just erupted in Europe and the footage is amazing

Red-hot, sparkling lava is shooting into the sky in eastern Sicily. Italy’s Mount Etna volcano first became active on Jan. 23 and has experienced a series of eruptions ever since. The latest lava-spewing event began on Monday evening. SEE ALSO: India’s only active volcano is back from the dead after 150 years In the video…

This openly gay football player is about to make history

This openly gay football player is about to make history

When a high school star joins the University of Arizona Wildcats next season, he’ll become what’s believed to be the first openly gay scholarship player in the history of major college football.  But My-King Johnson sounds pretty casual about the whole thing.  SEE ALSO: The most dad-ass dad sneaker of all time just became even…

7 young black innovators changing the world through entrepreneurship

7 young black innovators changing the world through entrepreneurship

Age is just a number when it comes to innovative leaders. Thanks to burgeoning imaginations and impressive work ethic, many young black entrepreneurs are already making waves with their business acumen. SEE ALSO: GIPHY’s new Black History Month series celebrates hair, love and activism Below are just a few young people — all 16 years…

It's basically official, net neutrality is doomed

It's basically official, net neutrality is doomed

The death knell for net neutrality got a lot louder on Tuesday when new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the rules “a mistake” during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  SEE ALSO: Trump’s FCC wants to let your cable company sell your data, because who cares about privacy? Pai had in…

TASER smart holsters make body cams record when a gun is drawn

TASER smart holsters make body cams record when a gun is drawn

A new smart holster design could make police body cameras more responsive in the moments they’re needed most: when an officer draws their firearm.   TASER, the company behind the stun guns used by law enforcement officers around the world, recently introduced the Axon Signal Sidearm. It’s a small wireless sensor that detects when a…